Hearing Conservation Overview

Learning objectives

  • Identify the impact of workplace noise on your hearing
  • Recognize the noise exposure limits that necessitate hearing protection
  • Recall the types, benefits, proper use, and maintenance of hearing protectors
  • Identify your responsibility to participate in your employer’s hearing conservation program

Course overview

This lesson will help you recognize the impact of noise on your hearing, the warning signs of hearing loss, and the noise exposure limits that necessitate hearing protection. In addition, this lesson will introduce you to the types, benefits, and proper use of hearing protectors and address your responsibilities in supporting your employer's hearing conservation program.

  • 7 minutes
  • English
Course Outline
  • Canada - Hearing Conservation Overview
Regulations
  • Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code, December 2021, Part 16
  • Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, Part 7 - Levels of Sound
  • CSA Z1007:22, Hearing Loss Prevention Program (HLPP) Management
  • CSA Z-94.2-14 (R2019), Hearing protection devices - Performance, selection, care, and use
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